TAR UC Wins Three Education Awards

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Feb. 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tunku Abdul Rahman University College ('TAR UC') had emerged as winner of three awards at the Sin Chew Education Awards 2018 / 19, namely the Outstanding Educational Institutions: Private Universities / Colleges Award, Product Award and CSR Award marking another milestone achievement in the history of TAR UC.

Prof. Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei (4th from right) receiving an award from YB Datuk Liew Vui Keong (4th from left), Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law).
Prof. Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei (4th from right) receiving an award from YB Datuk Liew Vui Keong (4th from left), Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law).

An inaugural educational project established by Sin Chew Media Group, the Sin Chew Education Awards is the first of its kind in the media industry which acknowledges the immense contributions made by individuals or organisations towards the betterment of education in nation building.

Beaming with pride, Prof. Ir Dr Lee Sze Wei, President of TAR UC, expressed his delight with the institution's achievement. "Our commitment towards widening access to quality and affordable education to all deserving students is deeply ingrained in our roots. These recognitions are indeed testament to the vision and commitment which TAR UC has been upholding for the past 50 years."

"As TAR UC will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary this year, these awards are a meaningful recognition of how far this institution has come. It is a clear reflection of our efforts for the past 5 decades in delivering top-notch education where we have nurtured more than 200,000 high-flying graduates who have gone on to become industry captains, successful entrepreneurs, national leaders and prominent professionals in their respective fields, contributing to the growth of human capital in Malaysia," he added. 

The three awards accorded to TAR UC is a recognition of the institution's consistent effort in widening access to its quality and affordable education for more than 5 decades. Such commitment has nurtured more than 200,000 successful graduates who are now well-known leaders in their respective fields. The accolades are also an affirmation of the quality of TAR UC's most highly acclaimed accountancy programme which has proven to have prepared many students to not only successfully obtain the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants' (ACCA) qualification but also many have been ranked as top in Malaysia and among the best in the world for many papers. In addition, TAR UC holds ACCA's Platinum Approved Learning Partner status which places it among the top 5% of ACCA learning providers in the world and TAR UC is also the only institution in the world to conduct the Internally Assessed ACCA Fundamentals programme.

Meanwhile, TAR UC's efforts in inculcating positive values in the students through volunteering work and social outreach programmes were also feted in the award ceremony. Apart from fundraising projects, TAR UC students are also exposed to other high impact CSR projects which include environmental projects, interactive educational projects and community services.

About Tunku Abdul Rahman University College

Tunku Abdul Rahman University College ('TAR UC'), formerly known as TAR College, is a premier institution of higher learning in Malaysia with a sterling track record of excellence. Its brand is synonymous with holistic education, offering academic programmes which are professionally driven, industry-relevant and entrepreneurship-focused and the institution is well recognised locally and internationally among the academic fraternity and professional bodies. In its run-up to 50th year milestone in 2019, TAR UC continues to nurture leaders of tomorrow as exemplified by its more than 200,000 graduates many of whom are the eminent leaders in various industries.

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Source: Tunku Abdul Rahman University College (TAR UC)